Winterlochen

Join us for Winterlochen 2020!

February 15, 2020
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us for Winterlochen, our family-friendly festival featuring arts exploration and creative fun for children of all ages — all led by the talented students and faculty of the nation’s premier fine arts boarding high school.

Event Time Event Name Event Description
11 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Kids Conduct Receive a short conducting lesson and get your own chance at the podium to conduct beautiful music with the Academy Orchestra! All ages.
11 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Postcard Poems Choose from a variety of prompts to write and illustrate a "postcard poem" that can be mailed to a friend or taken home as a keepsake. Recommended ages 7 and up.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mural Madness Create a unique community mural! Paint, graffiti, drawing and stamping are all fair game in this collaborative, 40 foot mural. All ages.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Super Sustainable Sculpting Use organic detritus, wood, and studio scraps to build eco-sculptures to build your own sculpture, fairy house, or habitat for animals. All ages.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Old Time Photography Recall the golden age of film photography as you peek under the curtain of a view camera to focus on a friend or family member, then we expose a 4x5 inch paper negative that you can make a contact print in our darkroom. All ages.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Frankenprint Come bend reality with this interactive printmaking activity where you can make your own prints using the exquisite corpse drawing game. All ages.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Spinwear Try your hand at creating a one-of-a-kind t-shirt using the potter’s wheel. Let chance, paint, motion, and centrifugal force form a unique design. All ages.
11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. Bounce Fun! Get your wiggles out in our fun-themed Bounce houses! Recommended ages 2 and up.
11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. Pop-up Maker Space Make a Michigan songbird pin, fold up an origami creation, try your hand at a paper chromatography creation, and more. Recommended ages 5 and up.
11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. Outdoor Activities Take part in a variety of activities including sledding on Winterlochen Mountain, snow painting, human bowling, and a Frozen Fish Toss! All ages.
11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. Paint That Face! The Interlochen Makeup Design Class will turn your face into the animal of your choice! Recommended ages 3 and up.
11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. Thaumatrope Making Booth The basis for animation began with this simple toy. Come see for yourself! Recommended ages 3 and up.
11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. Food Court Uptown Dogs, Bradley's, TC Tacqueria, Moomers
11:30a.m.-11:50a.m. Kids Conduct Receive a short conducting lesson and get your own chance at the podium to conduct beautiful music with the Academy Orchestra! All ages.
11:30a.m.-11:50a.m. Imaginary Maps Create your own world by drawing a map of an imaginary or remembered setting and writing down sensory details to make this place more distinctive to the reader. Recommended ages 7 and up.
11:30a.m.-11:50a.m. Acting Workshop An active, on-your-feet class led by Academy Theatre students to introduce participants to the world of acting. Recommended ages 7-9.
12 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Acting Workshop An interactive session led by Academy Theatre students that will engage participants to use their body, voice and imagination to create live theatre. Recommended ages 10-13.
12 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Character Sketches Create a memorable character on the page by answering questions designed to help you discover your character's distinctive personality. Recommended ages 7 and up.
12:30p.m.-12:50p.m. Toddler Jam! Dance, skip and sing to popular kids' tunes - a great chance to "get the wiggles out" in a big empty room! All ages.
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Winterlochen Parade Join the Traverse City Central High School Drum Line on a parade around campus! All ages.
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Sleeping Beauty Enjoy this timeless ballet from the Arts Academy Dance Company. All ages.

Winterlochen

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 11:00am
FREE, no tickets required

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